Mendoza Tango Quartet

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This week the focus is on the singer Roberto Rufino, and after checking out the Mendoza Tango Quartet we finish up with the final part of the interview with bandoneonista Nestor Vaz.

That’s Tango Capital, 7:00pm to 8:00pm:

Image: a ‘one-off” configuration of Mendoza Tango Quartet (from Brisbane) playing the Saturday night milonga at Buenos Aires In The Southern Highlands (BASH 2016). Mendoza Tango Quartet are: Stephen Cutriss (bandoneón), Chloe Ann Williamson (double bass), Rebecca Karlen (violin) and John Reeves (piano). Here Liz Young and Daniel Rojas-Gonzales (from Tango Paradiso and Orquesta La Luna) are on violin and piano respectively.

PLAYLIST:

  • Yo Soy De San Telmo, meaning ‘I am from San Telmo’, a milonga recorded by Carlos Di Sarli, on 7 October 1943, with music composed by Arturo Gallucci, with lyrics by Victorino Velasquez, and sung by Roberto Rufino.
  • Corazón, meaning ‘Heart’, a tango recorded by Carlos Di Sarli, on 11 December 1939, with music composed by Carlos Di Sarli in 1939, with lyrics by Héctor Marcó, and sung by Roberto Rufino.
  • Calla, meaning ‘Hush’, a tango recorded by Carlos Di Sarli, on 19 December 1956, with music composed by Roberto Rufino in 1955, with lyrics by Manuel Barros, and sung by Roberto Florio.
  • Verdemar, meaning ‘Seagreen’, a tango recorded by Carlos Di Sarli, on 7 October 1943, with music composed by Carlos Di Sarli in 1943, with lyrics by José María Contursi, and sung by Roberto Rufino.
  • Milonguero Viejo, meaning ‘Old Man of Tango’, a tango recorded by Carlos Di Sarli, on 11 July 1944, with music composed by Carlos Di Sarli in 1926, with lyrics by Enrique Carrera Sotelo.
  • Les Feuilles Tombées, from the Suite Montrealaise, meaning ‘The Fallen Leaves’, a concierto recorded by Nestor Vaz Quinteto in 2015, with music composed by Nestor Vaz in 1999-2000.
  • Bacana, from the Serie Ramblas, meaning ‘Cool’, a concierto recorded by Nestor Vaz Quinteto in 2015, with music composed by Nestor Vaz in 2013.
  • Un Día Llegará, meaning ‘A Day Will Come’, a vals recorded by Carlos Di Sarli, on 5 March 1943, with music composed by Carlos Di Sarli, with lyrics by Homero Manzi, and sung by Roberto Rufino.

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